Example sentences for: peacetime

How can you use “peacetime” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Twelve years of Reagan-Bush plus eight of Clinton took care of that, along with the longest peacetime economic expansion in American history.

  • Thus, the user has to come to the dictionary already aware that peace-offering and peace-pipe are hyphenated, so they are listed under peace , while peacemaker and peacetime are solid, hence are headwords: that is not very helpful if, as is most likely, the user merely wanted to discover whether the word he was seeking is spelled with a hyphen, as two words, or solid.

  • Gingrich says the GOP should stick to five campaign themes in the 2000 election: 1) the rescue of Social Security through Personal Savings Accounts (a type of privatization); 2) the establishment of a "global missile defense"; 3) the limitation of taxes in peacetime to 25 percent of income; 4) the abolition of the inheritance tax; and 5) the securing of patients' rights through health-care reform.

  • 7 trillion federal budget--expected to pass today--as the first in three decades with a surplus and as containing the biggest peacetime increase in military spending since Ronald Reagan was president (complete, the NYT notices, with an aircraft carrier contract for Trent Lott's hometown, and a cargo plane contract for Newt Gingrich's.)

  • PP&E included in weapons systems are distinguished from general property, plant, and equipment held by defense agencies and defense support agencies in that they are intended to be used directly by the armed forces to carry out combat missions, when necessary, and to train in peacetime.


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